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The Lighthouse Restaurant & Event Center

1290 Doug Hollow Rd, Seneca, SC 29672
+1 864-888-4446
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1290 Doug Hollow Rd, Seneca, SC 29672
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family and I came to eat here this evening for my birthday, and it took a long while to get beginning service, outside was not screened in and some of the lights outside did not work. My food was the 'sushi grade salmon' but...More

Thank Caitlyn C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped to eat at the cabana part of the lighthouse. Terrible terrible mistake unless you like to wait for an hour to be seated at a dirty smelly table next to drunk/stoned patrons and served by a drink/stoned waitress! Oh and the "musician" would be...More

Thank Mexner1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant the view of the lake is great the menu is fine too one thing ensure to get a good sport to sit on we had a bad one.

Thank bessyy_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff wasn't overly friendly when we arrived but seemed to lighten up as the night went on. The food came pretty quickly. It was hot, fresh tasting, and much better than I had expected. We WILL go back! Prices are reasonable as well.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Lighthouse is apparently one of the very few nice restaurants in the area that is open in the summer months. It has a spacious bar and a large dining area. The menu is varied and we chose two of the evening's specials. The portions...More

Thank zuiderzeesue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful dining all courses were amazing and the chef accommodated me on a substitution 🙌🏽 Great view and wonderful for the whole family. We were casual but others elegant. restaurant is Beautiful inside and out

Thank Vmkeller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here with a large group for a business dinner during training. Great selection of beer and good servers. We sat in the upstairs part and had great views of the lake and sunset. I had the salmon which was on our limited menu. The servers...More

Thank Will1989
Reviewed 17 July 2017

You don't always get good food and a view at the same time, but The Lighthouse delivers. We were a ;party of 15, and managed wuite well by the staff. we were seated on the upper level and had a nice view of lovely Lake...More

Thank erbunny
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We love going here for the lake views! The steaks, burgers, and salads are always good. However, if you are wanting to branch out, try the chicken and waffles! It's very tasty and is a "go to" when you are wanting something different from the...More

Thank Tripping1989
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Food is very good but somewhat pricey. Lunch prices are more reasonable than dinner. I recommend the Doug Hollow burger or the Keowee burger if you're looking for a burger. The flounder is excellent! You can stop by and eat outside on the...More

Thank Mickey S
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B Earl C
10 October 2016|
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Response from mwint123 | Property representative |
We began construction in feb of 2011 and opened in May of 2012.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 Doug Hollow Rd, Seneca, SC 29672
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Seneca
  • Phone Number: +1 864-888-4446
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